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2019 general elections, Lok Sabha 2019, Hindu minds are rigged, Owaisi mind rigged

Dear Mr. Owaisi, I am a Hindu and I assure you that my mind has not been ‘rigged’

There are some things that should not be said, period. And it’s high time Mr. Owaisi understood it.

POLITICS

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It's Not About Hindutva: Narendra Modi's victory doesn't show Hindu minds have been rigged. Such critiques are clueless

Many Muslim majority areas voted overwhelmingly for the BJP. Who ‘rigged’ their minds?

POLITICS

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The Afternoon After: Will we see violent, focused Hindutva following the BJP's victory? Or just politics as usual?

India has finally shrugged off the 'socialist', 'secular' tags of the Nehruvian generation. If the spirit of 2014's mandate was ever in doubt, the 2019 choice has cleared it. But what lies ahead now?

ELECTION

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Lok Sabha 2019: Seven most outrageous things that politicians said this election season!

This election season, copious amounts of venom were spewed, obscene pamphlets distributed, defamation cases proliferated and notices from the EC were casually thrown about

ELECTION

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Smells like Khichdi: Will the 2019 General Elections produce a ‘khichdi government’ or will there be a clear majority?

This has happened before - but could it happen again? A hung parliament is not a rare occurrence in India. If there is no clear majority, could the regional satraps rise to power, much like Deve Gowda and IK Gujral?

ELECTION

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Narendra Modi, Imran Khan, 2019 general elections, 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Kashmir, economic crisis and rising tensions: Why Pakistan does not want Modi to win the 2019 General Elections

Pakistan harbours an exaggerated sense of self-worth. They think that the 2019 General Elections are all about them, while in reality, they are afraid that if Modi comes to power again, the chances of a dialogue between the two nations will reduce.

POLITICS

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2019 general elections, Model Code of Conduct, Amit Shah, Maneka Gandhi

No, Minister, No: What Maneka Gandhi and Amit Shah too must be reminded about the Indian Constitution

Opposition leaders should call out both leaders' statements and reassure anxious voters that it's not so easy to just take away people’s rights.

POLITICS

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2019 general elections, Political funding, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Electoral Bonds

Truth in a 'sealed cover'? SC says political parties must submit details of electoral bonds to the EC, but adds a crucial caveat

Attorney General KK Venugopal asked why citizens should know where the money of political parties is coming from. Can citizens now ask why politicians should know where their money is coming from?

POLITICS

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Saharanpur Votes: What the Muslim-dominated UP constituency holds for BJP, Congress and SP-BSP

The contest here is significant because it is split three strong ways.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Voting starts slow across India. Should NDA be smiling?

Voting is underway in 91 Lok Sabha seats spread across 20 states and two union territories in the first phase. Does slow voter turnout indicate advantage NDA?